tv Action News at 430 AM ABC January 26, 2018 4:30am-5:00am EST
>> good morning, it is 4:30 a.m., january 26. >> a well-known pennsylvania republican announces he will not seek re-election amid a sexual harassment scablgdz. scablgdz -- scandal. >> a report reveals president trump tried to get rid of a leader of an investigation. >> matt pellman is in for karen rogers, good morning along with
david murphy. >> reporter: it's cool out there, as we take a look at the weather center you can once again see plenty of sunshine on the way, early morning clouds yesterday cleared out quickly, but we have not scenery development of cloud cover at all, maybe something popping through, cold enough to start out. 26 in allentown. 23 in wilmington. 19 in trenton. 16 degrees in millville. 31 degrees in cape may. as we roll through the day it's going to get milder than yesterday and it won't be as windy. noon up to 39 which is already a couple of degrees higher where we wound up yesterday for the high. 3:00 p.m., 44 is the high. 7:00 p.m., it should be good at 38 degrees. coat weather certainly today, but not as bad as yesterday and not as windy. we're looking at the flood watch until sunday afternoon this is the flood watch that's been in effect along the delaware river from bushkills fall to easton,
pennsylvania. up in the lehigh, because we have four miles of ice most of it centered near smithville beach. on either side of the river we are getting the flooding related to the ice jam. it will be going through the weekend. speaking of weekend we'll have milder air coming up. >> reporter: this morning we have construction on the schuylkill expressway eastbound side you can see the cones set up right is there, blocking off the eastbound lanes, so two options, you can exit for 30th street or get on the eastbound side of the vine, the schuylkill expressway eastbound remains closed for the next half-hour and westbound one lane is out as well as the 30th street off-ramp. here's where we had the ice, what a mess it was, northbound side of the northeast extension
the henry avenue overpass, all lanes of the northbound boulevard are opened you're good to go, southbound on the ramp, where they are doing the construction, someone hit one of the orange construction barrels overnight, there are pieces of the barrel on the ramp all over the westbound schuylkill expressway. southbound come the headlights through the work zone right lane out of commission coming off the scutter falls bridge, you might want to come in route 1 southbound instead on this friday morning. >> a pennsylvania congressman said he will not seek re-election after turmoil of sexual harassment scandal. it is he used taxpayer money for settling a sexual harassment complaint. in a letter, meehan made the announcement saying
unfortunately recent events and a settlement of a certain harassment allegations came to light. while he said he will not seek re-election he does not plan to resign. a man accused of shooting a police officer in his police carat pointblank range. jurors watched the incident unfold in west philadelphia. 32-year-old edward archer shot officer jesse hartnett who claims he did it in support of isis, hartnett not only survived, but got out of his cruiser and returned fire and helped subdue archer. >> regardless of what takes place, it is my hurm opinion, archer should be held accountable. >> archer told the judge, i
don't plead to anyone but allah. there was a holdup on washington avenue around 9:40 p.m. two suspects entered the store and announced it was a stick up. the suspects got away with an undetermined amount of cash. no injuries were reported and no arrests were made. >> septa's board approved a final route to king of prussia. the alternative path runs along the north side of the pennsylvania turnpike. the tracks were on the south side of the highway closer to homes development. that was changed. it is going to cost $1.1 billion. it is unclear how they will fund the project. pennsylvania supreme court asked to overthrow state supreme court order, the current
boundaries were unfairly drawn to favor republicans. in their request, republicans call i had judicial activism. happening today, two dozen members of the fire department will be promoted including matthew letourneau who died earlier this month while battling a blaze will be posthumously promoted to captain. >> turning to a shocking report frat new york times said president trump tried to fire the counsel leading the russian meddling investigation. the president wacked off when the white house counsel threatened to resign. kenneth moten has details from washington. >> reporter: this morning, president trump on the world stage of the economic forum of
davos switzerland. back home a report that trump tried to get rid of a special counsel in the investigation. after a possible obstruction of case last june, the white house ordered don mcgann to fire muller. he backed off saying he would quit. >> the president has not even discussed. the president is not discussing bob muller. >> reporter: the new york times argued that dismissing muller would have a catastrophic of eft on the trump presidency. >> these reports are salute stunning, deeply frightening, because they show again that the president will stop at nothing to protect himself. >> reporter: white house
attorney ty cobb saying we declined to comment out of the office for the special counsel and it's process. >> trump said he is read to sit down with muller under oath. the attorney quickly clarified saying that is being worked out. >> mean who i will, the white house has released an outline of the immigration plan that includes a pathway to citizenship for the so-called dreamers. it would impact 1.8 million for undocumented immigrants. in return he is asking for $25 billion for his border wall with mexico. the white house proposal is depict expected to reach the senate in the coming days. philadelphia's museum of the american revolution is choosing sides. the museum is showcasing it's support of the birds by temporarily renaming the first floors of the patriots gallery
to the eagles gallery. the museum explorls -- explores the continental army who took on the british army. we want to see your team spirit show us your eagles pride by showing us photos and videos use 6abc action on instagram or twitter or post them on the facebook wall. philadelphia auto show kicks off tomorrow with more than 700 vehicles on the floor. "action news" reporter, gray hall is live inside the pennsylvania convention center and gray you're ready to put your food on the gas. >> reporter: i wish i could do that, matt, i know it's early, but this is a cool assignment, as you mentioned, 700 cars
here,le 40 brands on display, you want to sports car, a truck, an suv. if you can dream it, it's here. today is the media preview day. you can take a look behind me, they are making sure all the floors are all nice, doors open at 9:00. tickets are $14 for adults, $7 for kids ages 7 through 12, if you're kids are of or younger, guess what, they will get in free. how can you come to a car show not sit inside a car. this is the lux is you say lc500. check this out, starting out at $93,000. matt tam, i want this for christmas. let me get inside this puppy, you can't have regular doors when you have a $90,000 car you have to press this and pull it open, everything is hand stitched inside as it should be when you're paying $92,000 for a car. this is lexus' latest sports
car. this car will go zero to 60 in 4.4 seconds. if you want this, you can have it, all you have to do is have $92,000. the auto show kicking off tomorrow. my ifb is out, 9:00 a.m. doors open, tickets $14 for adults, $7 for kids all the in fact is at 6abc.com. i would like to reminds you tonight, black tie tailgate event all the money goes to chop. that event starts at 7:00 p.m., if you like tickets for that, you can purchase them here or online. that's the latest from the convention center, gray hall. sorry i can't hear you. >> gray's ifb is in the car, but the keys are in his pocket. >> you can take a peek for the auto show one of a kind preview
tomorrow night. watch our "action news" colleagues like david murphy who works with a match maker and sets them up with a perfect vehicle. get a ride with the sixers robert covington. auto show, 2018 tomorrow night on 6abc. $92,000 car, 4:42 a.m. harvey weinstein is hit by a lawsuit with his former personal assistant, the disgusting things he made her do. a fire spread in a remote southwest hospital. why there were no sprinklers in the mom. >> reporter: not as much wind as yesterday, not as bad in terms of the windchill, things get better this afternoon, too, we'll have the story and the weekend call coming up. s
>> 4:45 a.m., what is going to happen today with the weather, david? >> reporter: what do you think, matt? it's going to be a little bit better this afternoon, a little bit cool right now. storm tracker 6 live double scan we are dry, so that's a nice way to start. as we look outside, it's on the cold side on the decks of the battleship new jersey and your deck as well. temperatures will improve a little bit later on and the winds are down. 26 degrees, the winds are lighter 3 miles per hour we're not worrying about windchills this morning up like yesterday when we were. temperatures across the region, though, indicating coat weather. 20 in allentown. 22 in reading. 19 in trenton. 23 in wilmington, 16 in millville. a little cooler in the rural areas of central south jersey and 33 degrees in cape may. scat sat shows a lack of cloud
cover. satellite shows that as the clouds break up, today we get a light sweep here and there. 27 degrees by 8:00 a.m. 34 by 10:00. noon, 39 degrees, which is better than yesterday's high. we'll go for a high of 44 degrees, with all that sunshine and less wind it will feel better out there today. still coat weather, but not bad. 42 degrees in allentown. same thing in trenton and toms river. 42 in reading. 45 in wilmington. 43 in millville. down to the shore at cape may. warmer air is residing west and southwest. 48 in witch to you, 43 in memphis, this warmer air will slide up into the region for the weekend ahead of a cold front coming in. at the same time that front will trigger a little bit of rain. this is 9:00 p.m. saturday night.
we'll hold the rain off during the day. daytime mild afternoon highs in the 50s, we'll show you that in a second. now we cloud up a bit. the rain holds off until late at night. if you have time to see a movie on saturday night, i'll bring an umbrella just in case, chances are you stay dry. sunday morning, it's wet, but the rain gets off the coast by lunchtime or so. if you're looking ahead toward the super bowl. we have cold air massing next week over the north poll and hudson bay that will transfer into philadelphia for any parties you have along here. it will be cold in minneapolis, ten degrees below average. if you're traveling to minneapolis, 11 degrees for the tailgate. inside, 70 degrees, right. i think it will be better than outside. 44 is the high, sunny, not as cold as yesterday. tomorrow, 57 degrees, clouds increasing.
as you just saw the rain holding off until night and going into sunday morning. a dry finish sunday afternoon, 54. it gets cooler around here, brisk and chilly on monday, 36. 34 on tuesday, we'll hold wednesday into the 30s, as well. monday might there can be a rain or snow shower spills into tuesday morning. not a big issue. ladder part of next week, thursday we're up to 52 degrees and it gets colder again for super bowl weekend. >> stay in and watches the eagles. 4:48 a.m., a former personal assist assistant to harvey weinstein filed a lawsuit over incessant sexual harassment. she had to clean up after his 0 former encounters and take dictation from him while he was naked. a spokesperson for weinstein
said he denies the claim. he accused of sexual harassment and assault. a fire tore through a south korean hospital killing 39 people. it swept through the emergency room and engulfed the first floor by the time firefighters arrived. hospital officials say the building did not have sprinklers because they are not required by law to have them. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. >> reporter: 4:49 a.m., google tool may help you mute the annoying adds that follows you from sight -- site to site. >> before you sign up for a credit rewards program, experts say there are things you should consider. >> lit up in green once again
this morning, over a week to go now before the big game. next friday morning at this time we'll be gearing up. this morning we're gearing up for what will hopefully be a decent ride into work on this friday morning. it will be better than last night. i can tell you that on the boulevard extension. because all three lanes are open this morning unlike last evening. what a mess it caused having two of them blocked throughout the evening commute.
you're good to go on the boulevard extension, if you're coming southbound and getting on the westbound schuylkill expressway watch out on the ramp for the construction someone hit the orange barrel and there are pieces of barrel on the ramp. minor truck accident on southampton road is blocking the outer lane. you can get by on the other lanes on the turnpike. on the big picture, the schuylkill expressway eastbound work closed it, it's still blocked. westbound worked has cleared by south street. overnight construction on the burlington bristol bridge has cleared out of the way. you're good to go on this friday morning. >> now time to take a look at business, google has introduced a tool to block reminder ads. you look at ads on one site and they follow you around. some people call them intrusive,
you can mute the apps. dow jones and s&p 500 closed up, the nasdaq was down, however looking good for your pot folly -- portfolio all stock futures are pointing to a higher open today. mini cash back on cards the interest you may maybe less than you get back on rewards. other cards with lower interest rates than rewards may be a better deal. a father's idea to keep his 2-year-old girl in her bedroom may have gone wrong. >> adding curry to your diet may affect your brain. we just moved in about four months ago,
>> she may be tiny, but she is 2 agile, the participates set up two safety gates stacked on top of the other, to keep the child in the bedroom. the girl was on a mission for a great escape. she climbed up and got out of the room while crying. her father recorded the whole thing and couldn't help but laugh ats father's ingenety.
5:00 a.m., friday, january 26. here's what we're following. a weekend warmup, the delaware and lehigh valleys are set to start climbing out from the winter cold. >> with only a few days left before they head to minneapolis, the eagles are getting ready for one of their biggest games ever, but the team said they are not thinking about the competition. >> we'll take you to the